The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe

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What is the family motto on the coat of arms of the Montresors in "The Cask of Amontillado"?

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As they traverse the narrow labryinth of the Montresor family catacombs, Fortunato asks about the Montresor coat of arms when Montresor remarks that his family was prolific and the vaults are extensive.

"I forget your arms."
"A huge human foot d'or, in a field azure, the foot...

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